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Superact Quality of Life project at Abbeyfield Care Home with musician Miranda Sykes

Superact Quality of Life project at Abbeyfield Care Home with musician Miranda Sykes

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ArtWorks Alliance

A new umbrella organisation has been established to support individual participatory artists.

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Neil Valentine from the BSO visits a ward in Poole Hospital and performs to dementia patients to sho

How live music is helping to calm dementia patients in Poole

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Arts & Health South West collaborate with nursing staff in Winchester, Poole, and Portsmouth Hospitals to bring live music to dementia patients.

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Evidence

Impacts of music in early years

The London Early Years Music Network has published an evidence review exploring the impacts of music on young children’s physical, mental and psychological development.

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Core funding and free training for health charities

GSK’s IMPACT Awards reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health.

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